THUMB TAPE A.K.A TEAR EAB is an essential piece weightlifting kit. And is rapidly becoming the go-to as a thumb tape for Crossfit athletes. It’s super flexible, comfortable, easy to apply and affordable.
You can use TEAR EAB to protect your thumb and fingers for all kinds of workouts.
- Barbell Work
- Rope Climbs
- Hook Grip
HOW TO APPLY THUMB TAPE
Hook grip for will give you greater grip strength, but is rough on your thumbs. Taping your thumbs will help protect them from blisters and keep your grip from slipping.
1. Using either 2.5CM or 5CM TEAR EAB, start at the base of your thumb and then wrap upwards and back down.
2. Tear with a quick sharp rip. Secure on the outside of your thumb and press to mould.
TIP: Apply a maximum of 2 LAYERS. You still want to feel the barbell and don’t want to restrict movement.